Lara Mossa Stump, The Oakland Press

Lara Mossa Stump

The Oakland Press

Orion charter Township, MI, United States

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Past articles by Lara:

Clarkston scout recycles automotive parts for project to control mosquito population

Matthew Netherland figured out a good way to recycle electric car parts and curb mosquitos. → Read More

McLaren continues push for Clarkston hospital

INDEPENDENCE TWP. >> McLaren Health Corp. continues to push for an Independence Township hospital, despite numerous rejections from the state and Oakland County Circuit Court. → Read More

Orion area developers will rehab downtown building

LAKE ORION >> Three Orion area developers will spend the next 12 to 18 months devising plans to rehabilitate the Ehman Center, a long vacant building that used to be a school and is just a few blocks from the main intersection. → Read More

Orion Township man who shot, killed neighbor’s dog will not be charged

ORION TWP. >> The man who shot and killed his neighbor’s dog will not be charged after an investigation by the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center. → Read More

Troubled bridges over untroubled waters around Michigan await repair

ROCHESTER — Clipboard and pen in hand, civil engineer Amy Trahey checked in early June to see how far the corrosion had advanced since the last time she inspected the Orion Road bridge over Paint Creek in March, and investigated the holes on th → Read More

Lake Orion grad surprised by military sister

INDEPENDENCE TWP. >> School leaders in Lake Orion helped Angelyn Dominguez, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, surprise her sister at graduation. → Read More

Dog who killed Davisburg baby to be euthanized today

DAVISBURG >> The dog responsible for attacking and killing a 10-week-old boy on Sunday will be euthanized on Wednesday, June 11. → Read More

Local group plans charitable walk for girl with life-threatening disease

ORION TWP. >> Maybe you’ve seen their wristbands or their navy blue T-shirts that say “Sass Attack” around town. → Read More

Oxford Middle School students re-enact Lone Ranger

OXFORD TWP. >>Students donned cowboy hats and bandanas to get in character for a re-enactment of the Lone Ranger radio show in the Oxford Community Television studio this week. → Read More

Orion Township resident prepares for national spelling bee

ORION TWP. >> Nikhil Dwibhashyam, 13, has been to Washington D.C. before, but this is the first time he will be there to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. → Read More

Changes proposed for Depot Park

CLARKSTON >> The city has been combating vandalism at Depot Park all spring, and it has been a recurring problem at the park the few years. → Read More

Community leaders support road funding proposal

Community leaders throughout the region and state support plans to increase road funding in Michigan — even if it might not be enough to completely fix the state’s failing road sy → Read More

Independence area library has last chance for operating funds

INDEPENDENCE TWP. >> Under state laws, the Clarkston Independence District Library must operate independently from government - and this August, the library will try for a second time to make that happen. → Read More

Lake Orion’s 51 North Brewery wins gold medal in World Beer Cup

LAKE ORION >> 51 North Brewery has only been open in Lake Orion for 15 months, but the business just won a gold medal in the World Beer Cup for its English bro → Read More

Lake Orion schools concluding year one day earlier

LAKE ORION >> A new state law changing the day and hour requirements for some public school systems will allow students in the Lake Orion district to begin their summer vacations one day earlier — provided there are no additional cancella → Read More

Lake Orion suffers damage in powerful storm

More than 10 DTE Energy trucks lined the Kroger shopping plaza on Lapeer Road north of downtown Lake Orion Sunday to fix at least 10 utility poles and a massive amount of downed wires that stretched about a mile up the road. → Read More

Clarkston’s Curt Catallo eyes a coffee shop

CLARKSTON >> The president of Union Joints, Curt Catallo, plans to approach the Clarkston Planning Commission on Monday to submit plans for a new coffee shop and deli in town. → Read More

Downtown Lake Orion welcomes Lockhart’s BBQ to village hall building

LAKE ORION >> Plans have been approved for a Lockhart’s BBQ, a new restaurant and bar that will be built in the village hall → Read More

Beaumont to merge with Oakwood, Botsford

Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have signed a letter of intent and begun exclusive negotiations about combining their operations into a new health care system. → Read More

Lake Orion police set up shop at local elementary school

LAKE ORION >> The move was not prompted by incidents at Blanche Sims Elementary School, but the local school now has a police officer who regularly stops by the building and interacts with children when he files his reports. → Read More